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Dr. Ervin Kovačević
Associate Professor Dr.
Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Education
2016 - PhD Applied Linguistics (English) International Burch University
2007 - MA English Language Teaching Istanbul University
2003 - BA English Language Teaching Marmara University

Academic Experience

TitleFaculty/ProgramUniversityPeriod

Senior Teaching Assistant

English Language and Literature Program

International University of Sarajevo

2008-2016

Assistant Professor

English Language and Literature Program

International University of Sarajevo

2016-present

Administrative Experience

TitleFaculty/ProgramUniversityPeriod

Program Coordinator

English Language and Literature Program

International University of Sarajevo

2012-2013

Work Experience

TitleEmployerPeriod

English Teacher

American Cultural Association (Istanbul)

July - September 2008

English Teacher

Prestige English (Istanbul)

July - September 2008

English Teacher and Department Manager

Nevdil (Istanbul)

March 2006 - February 2008

English Teacher

Şişli Akademi (Istanbul)

November 2004 - February 2006

English Teacher

International School of Tuzla (BiH)

September 2003 - October 2004

PUBLICATIONS

 

CONFERENCE & SEMINAR & WORKSHOPS

  • Kovacevic, E. (2021, November 26). The Multi-Dynamic Model of Teacher Training and Development: A Framework for Self-Regulated Teaching Methodology in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic. Paper presented at SOCIAL AND PERSONAL CHALLENGES OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. Faculty of Law and Business Studies Dr. Lazar Vrkatić, Novi Sad.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2021, October 20). Systems Fail, Technology Disappoints, but Optimism Thrives. Paper presented at 5th ERL Session 'HAS THE PANDEMIC CHANGED YOUR LINGUISTIC PEDAGOGICAL TRUTHS?'. International Association for the Educational Role of Language on 20-21 Oct., 2021.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2019, November 16). The Three Principles in Content-driven L2 Experience Design. Paper presented at Languages and Cultures in Time and Space 9. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.
  • Kovacevic. E. (2019, October 11). Exploring the Link Between Individual Differences and Measures of L2 Complexity: A Case of Language Learning Strategies". Paper presented at International MELT Conference, Marmara University.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2018, November 16). Changes in Personal Beliefs about Education: The Pedagogy Course Effect. Paper presented at Languages and Cultures in Time and Space 8. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2017, November 18). The Relationship Between Lexical and Syntactic Complexity Measures in a Learner Corpus. Paper presented at Languages and Cultures in Time and Space 7. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2016, December 17). The Relationship Between Language Learning Beliefs and Syntactic Complexity. Paper presented at Languages and Cultures in Time and Space 6. Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2016, September 30). Reliability and Factor Analyses of the Beliefs about Language Learning Inventory (BALLI) ESL Version 2.0. Paper presented at Second International Conference on English Language, Literature, Teaching and Translation Studies. University of Sarajevo.
  • Kovacevic, E. & Akbarov A. (2014, May 9).  Integrating the African-American Novel into University EFL Curricula: A Case for Their Eyes Were Watching God and Beloved. In Applying Intercultural Linguistic Competence to Foreign Language Teaching and Learning. Paper presented at 4th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, International Burch University (pp. 792-800). Sarajevo: IBU Publications.  
  • Kovacevic, E. (2013, July 6). Effective and Popular College Instructors: A Preferred Mold. In M. Mulalic, A. S. Ozturk, & T. Boz (Eds.), Book of Proceedings. Paper presented at 1st International Conference on Education, Culture and Identity, International University of Sarajevo (pp.62-69), Sarajevo: International University of Sarajevo.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2012, May 4). College Students on College Teaching: A Case Analysis of a Teaching – Learning Exchange Process. In A. Akbarov & V. Cook (Eds.), Contemporary Foreign Language Education: Linking Theory into Practice. Paper presented at 2nd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, International Burch University (pp. 241-249), Sarajevo: IBU Publications.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2011, June 7). Integrity Between Personal Educational Philosophy and Teaching Style: Reflective Practice. Paper presented at The International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference Series, Aix-en Provence.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2011, May 5). Presence of Andragogical Principles in English Language Teaching Practice. In A. Akbarov (Ed.), FLTAL Book Proceedings.  Paper presented at 1st International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics, International Burch University (pp. 433-438). Sarajevo: IBU Publications.

 

INVITED TALKS

  • Kovacevic, E. (2017, October 14). Teacher Education in BiH — Issues, Visions Challenges. Lecture delivered at Professional Development of Teachers: European Portfolio for (Student) Teachers of Languages (Two-day Workshop). The Society for the Study of English in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Faculty of Philosophy, Sarajevo.
  • Kovacevic, E. (2015, March 17). Decoding the Message. Lecture delivered at One among Others (Art Exhibition). IUS Art Gallery, Sarajevo.

 

OTHER POSITIONS

  • 2017 March –        Chair of the Committee for Evaluation of EFL Adult Education Programs,
  • 2017 June             Formed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Youth of the Sarajevo Canton
  • 2015 Feb –            Member of the Expert Group for Evaluation of the Faculty of Education Curricula at the International University of Sarajevo,
  • 2015 May              Formed by the Ministry of Education, Science and Youth of the Sarajevo Canton

                             

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